This post will guide you how to use** Google Sheets POWER function** with syntax and examples in Google Spreadsheets.

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## Description

The Google Sheets POWER function returns the result of a number raised to a given power. So you can use the POWER function to calculate a given number raised to a supplied power in Google Sheets.

The POWER function is a build-in function in google spreadsheets and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

## Syntax

The syntax of the POWER function is as below:

= POWER (number,power)

Where the POWER function arguments are:

This is a required argument. The base number that you want to raise to a power`number`

–This is a required argument. The exponent to which the base number is raised.`Power`

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**Note:**

- The “^” operator can be used instead of POWER to indicate to what power the base number is to be raised.

## Google Sheets POWER Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Google Sheets POWER Function to calculate the result of a number raised to a power.

**1#** get the result of 5 squared, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

=POWER(5,2)

**2#** get the result of number 45 raised to the power of 4.5, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

=POWER(45,4.5)

** 3#** get the result of number 23 raised to the power of 4/3, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

=POWER(23,4/3)

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